"I have a dream" - Photometria Awards 2019

Subject: I have a dream

Competition "I have a dream" 2019

PHOTOGRAPHERS/ Konstantinos Ignatiadis


3 Gerakari str, 45332, Ioannina
tel: +302651077643, +306944661774 e-mail:konstantinosignatiadis@gmail.com

Born in Ioannina in 1958. He graduated from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki 

In 1982 and he departed for Paris where he settled down till 1998

In 1986 the Foundation ?Vassilis & Elisa Goulandris? ensures his scholarship for 

mastering upon photographing pieces of art work in the National Museum of Modern 

Art in Paris. In 1987 he was hired by the Georges Pompidou Μ.Ν.Α.Μ. Centre 

(Mus?e National d?Art Moderne) as a photographer of its collections and exhibitions. 

In 1991 he was appointed as the official photographer of the ?Galeries Nationale du 

Jeu de Paume? Museum in Paris and in 1993 he worked as a freelance photographer at 

the museum of Louvre

He worked for the publication of art books: Jean Dubuffet, Donation D. Cordier 

(M.N.A.M.), Henri Creuzevault, Galerie Yvon Lambert (the collection), Sklavos 

(National Bank of Greece). 

In 1988-1992 period he actively took part in the production of the first Videodisques 

and CD Roms (peinture-sculpture-objets d? art) of Louvre and Orsay Museums

Member of the U.P.C. (Union des Photographes Createurs) in Paris.

In 1996 the French State (with the support of the ?Fonds National d? Art 

Contemporain? Institute) buys seven of his art works.

In Greece some of his works belong to the Macedonian Museum of Modern Art 

(2007) and the Museum of Photography in Thessaloniki.

Since 1999 he has been working with the 12th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical 

Antiquities (Archaeological Museum of Ioannina, Nikopolis, Leukas).

In 2009-2013 he worked as a photography teacher for the Department of Plastic Arts 

and Art Sciences at the University of Ioannina.

In 1999 he printed his first art book (gravure printing method, 19th

??ph?m?ride I? containing seven heliotypes (500 copies) and a catalogue.

Group Exhibitions

Grand Palais (Paris, France ?Design, miroir du siecle?, 1993)

Galerie G. Linder ( Basel, Suisse, ?Portrait d? un portrait?, 1994).

Personal Exhibitions:

Archaeological Museum of Igoumanitsa (?L? autoportrait et autres ruines?, 2013)

Espace Culturel Europ?en (Fran?ois Villon) Frontignan (France, L? acte photographique-le dialogue, 2013)

Castro Verde (Portugal, September 2012)

Centrum 7Sois7Luas (Pontedera, ?L? acte photographique, le dialogue?, 2010)

Ponte de Sor (Alentejo, Portugal, ?L? acte photographique, le dialogue?, 2010)

Basilica Santa Maria (Impruneta, Florence ?Re-naissances?, 2008)

Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki (Photobiennale, ?Faces of Time?, 2008) 

Macedonian Museum of Modern Art ( ??ph?m?ride I?, 2007)

Odemira (Portugal, ?Ode-mira, 2005)

L? Espace Arlaud (Lausanne, ?Helleniada?, 2004) 

7Sois7Luas Festival (Pontedera, Florence ?El?gie II?, 2003)